Chrissie McGinn & Richard Hewitt of Wisborough Transformation aim to celebrate the best in everyone. They facilitate Conscious Caring groups in healthcare, leadership development in organisations, and individual personal development. They regularly lead retreats, teach meditation, run workshops and have a counselling practice. They wrote Wisboroughs – Make a New Start With a Fresh View on Life (1995), and now write on caring leadership and compassion. They are Spiritual Companions and trained as Interfaith Ministers.
They have run leadership and personal development programmes in the UK and abroad, mainly in Australia, for more than thirty years. They taught management in health and social care at, what is now, the University of Chichester. They were Chartered Fellows of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). They have also been volunteer chaplains in a large teaching hospital.
Richard was a Management Development Advisor in the distributive industry, having worked for Marks & Spencer previously. He was a Director of the West Sussex Enterprise Centre and CPD Advisor to the Sussex branch of the CIPD. Chrissie worked in several capacities for Birmingham Social Services, including Home Help Organiser, Industrial Relations Officer, and Trainer. She was also a partner of a medical locum agency. She taught psychology, and learning & development at, what is now, Brighton University. Chrissie & Richard were involved in writing, and piloted, Values in Healthcare – A Spiritual Approach (2004).